Get Physical!

Get Physical!

From the Centre for Ageing Better, a useful chart on the types of physical activities that are most effective at improving muscle function, bone health and balance.
Power Up!

Power Up!

Western Power Distribution’s Power Up advice hubs are helping customers to save money and keep warm. As part of their Social Obligations programme, we’ve developed a number of innovative schemes to tackle fuel poverty. These are the first of their kind for...
Power Up!

Western Power Distribution Priority Service

Western Power Distribution’s Priority Services Register (PSR) is free to join. It helps energy companies look after customers who have extra communication, access or safety needs. It helps us tailor our services to support households who may need extra help. To...
Exciting Job Opportunities!

Exciting Job Opportunities!

Our Pembrokeshire-wide partnership project Together for Change project is now recruiting for two posts.  Funded by the National Lottery COVID-19 Response Fund Wales, the project was founded by Solva Care with partner organisations PAVS and PLANED.  We are now looking...
West Wales Walking for Wellbeing

West Wales Walking for Wellbeing

West Wales Walking for Wellbeing, who started arranging walks in Solva just before the lock-down, has now had the green light to start working towards starting up again. They will be different from before with smaller groups with one leader and one back marker. The...
Age Cymru’s Lockdown Survey

Age Cymru’s Lockdown Survey

The survey’s purpose if to ensure that older people are engaged as to their views on their experience of the last 4 months and aspirations for recovery from the pandemic. This has been an unprecedented period for older people (not ending yet) and it is important...
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water Priority Service

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water Priority Service

If you need some extra help with getting hold of bottled water if your service is interrupted, a well as help such as accessible bills, join the Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water Priority Services Register.  Read more about it in their leaflet, take a look at their website or...
More Mice!

More Mice!

How many mice have you spotted yet? They are still coming out of hiding – here’s number 41 Mariner Mouse hiding out in Lower Solva. Pick up your map from Bay View Stores, Solva and Window on Wales or download.
40 Mice Have Landed in Solva!

40 Mice Have Landed in Solva!

A boatload of mice have made their way to Solva on their ‘Big Cheese’ sailing boat. Under cover of night, they moored in the harbour and came ashore. Some stayed in Lower Solva, some went up the hill to Upper Solva and others have even ventured as far as Whitchurch....
Mouse Landing Update!

Mouse Landing Update!

You will probably have noticed some of the escaped mice hiding in and around Solva. If you are still interested in painting one, please contact Chris and Ellie on 07788 583602 or csdesigns@talktalk.net
Volunteering Matters – Getting Together Matters!

Volunteering Matters – Getting Together Matters!

Attached a list of online activities organised by Volunteering Matters, or you can download. If you can think of someone who would be interested, please pass it on. You may also like to join in some of them if you are shielding. Remember, that if you need any support...
The Mice Have Landed in Solva!

The Mice Have Landed in Solva!

The Mice have landed in Solva! A boatload of mice escaped from being chased around Aberporth and have made their way around the coast to Solva on the “Big Cheese’ sailing boat. By cover of night they moored in the harbour and have come ashore. Some have gone up the...
A letter about bunting to Solva…

A letter about bunting to Solva…

Dear Solva Resident We hope you are managing to feel well and safe during this difficult time. One way of taking your mind off things for a little while could be to join us in making bunting for your windows or garden. It’s a simple, fun activity and a way of helping...
Housing Needs Survey Closes Soon

Housing Needs Survey Closes Soon

Solva Community Land Trust’s online survey needs to hear from you!  If you would like to express your views, and interest in, this exciting project, please complete the confidential survey:  https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/SolvaCLT2020/ Image...

Interesting article from the British Geriatrics Society concerning the under-diagnoses of COVID-19 in older people. https://www.bgs.org.uk/blog/are-we-under-diagnosing-covid-19-in-older-people
Affordable Housing Survey by the Solva Community Land Trust

Affordable Housing Survey by the Solva Community Land Trust

Did you know that the electoral ward of Solva and Brawdy has been identified by Pembrokeshire County Council as an area in need of housing? And that a Community Land Trust, called Solva CLT, has been set up by Solva Community Council to take a community housing...
Oops! We’re not hiring (yet)

Oops! We’re not hiring (yet)

Our apologies – an advert for the post of Activities Assistant was advertised, briefly, yesterday.  The post was scheduled 2 weeks ago before the Coronavirus situation escalated; Solva Care subsequently decided to postpone the appointment.  Watch this space as...